The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 574 539 502
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -37
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 33 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.082% 0.100%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.78% 0.94% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 22
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£528 £450 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.27% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £316 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £515 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £543 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+35.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4245 4595 4335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 8.73% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2564 2180
Average daily rate £450 £425 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 52 79
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.80 £52.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.49 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-39.98% -0.82%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -40 26 £546 +21.38% 8
London -11 7 £355 -22.59% 3
West Midlands - 6 £560 -
North West -26 4 £546 +56.07% 1
Cumbria - 3 £543 -
Midlands - 2 - - 1
Durham -9 1 - -
North East -17 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £543 -
Brentford - 1 £325 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Darlington - 1 - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 105 (100.00%) SAP
2 25 (23.81%) SAP MM
3 23 (21.90%) Manufacturing
4 17 (16.19%) SAP SD
5 15 (14.29%) Migration
6 14 (13.33%) SAP PP-PI
6 14 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 13 (12.38%) SAP QM
8 12 (11.43%) SAP WM
9 11 (10.48%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (10.48%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (9.52%) SAP PM
10 10 (9.52%) Project Management
11 9 (8.57%) SAP SCM
12 8 (7.62%) SAP Implementation
13 7 (6.67%) Stress Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
13 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
13 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
13 7 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (6.67%) SAP APO
14 6 (5.71%) Validation
14 6 (5.71%) Data Validation
15 5 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (4.76%) Logistics
15 5 (4.76%) Integration Testing
15 5 (4.76%) Automotive
15 5 (4.76%) ABAP

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (23.81%) SAP MM
2 17 (16.19%) SAP SD
3 14 (13.33%) SAP PP-PI
4 13 (12.38%) SAP QM
5 12 (11.43%) SAP WM
6 10 (9.52%) SAP PM
7 9 (8.57%) SAP SCM
8 7 (6.67%) SAP APO
9 3 (2.86%) SAP CO
9 3 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (2.86%) SAP FI
10 2 (1.90%) SAP ERP
10 2 (1.90%) SAP LE
10 2 (1.90%) SAP EWM
11 1 (0.95%) SAP CS
11 1 (0.95%) SAP PS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.86%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) LSMW
General
1 23 (21.90%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
2 7 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (4.76%) Automotive
4 2 (1.90%) French Language
5 1 (0.95%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.95%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (57.14%) Consultant
2 59 (56.19%) SAP Consultant
3 48 (45.71%) SAP PP Consultant
4 11 (10.48%) Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) SAP Analyst
5 10 (9.52%) SAP Manager
6 7 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
7 6 (5.71%) SAP QM Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) SAP Test Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Trainer
9 4 (3.81%) SAP Trainer
10 3 (2.86%) SAP Data Migration Manager
10 3 (2.86%) Data Migration Manager
10 3 (2.86%) SAP SCM Consultant
10 3 (2.86%) SAP Tester
10 3 (2.86%) SAP APO Consultant
10 3 (2.86%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.81%) Data Conversion
1 4 (3.81%) FMCG
2 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.90%) PMI
3 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Migration
2 14 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 11 (10.48%) GAP Analysis
3 11 (10.48%) Data Cleansing
3 11 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (9.52%) Project Management
5 8 (7.62%) SAP Implementation
6 7 (6.67%) Stress Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 6 (5.71%) Validation
7 6 (5.71%) Data Validation
8 5 (4.76%) Logistics
8 5 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.81%) Change Management
9 4 (3.81%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.81%) Time Management
10 3 (2.86%) Data Mapping
10 3 (2.86%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) PMP
2 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) GxP
Systems Management
1 5 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (0.95%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.95%) Remedy
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Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Square One Resources
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per hour + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago